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1 frame /ˈfreɪm/ noun
plural frames
1 frame
/ˈfreɪm/
noun
plural frames
Learner's definition of FRAME
[count] : the basic structure and shape of the body of a person or animal
[count] : an arrangement of parts that support and form the basic shape of something
[count] : an open structure that holds something (such as glass or a picture) see also cold frame
frames [plural] : the plastic or metal structure that holds the lenses of eyeglasses
[count]
: one of the pictures in the series of pictures that make up a film see also freeze-frame
: one of the drawings in the series of drawings that make up a comic strip
[count] computers : a section of a Web page that is like a small separate page : a section of a Web page that has its own scroll bar
[count] British : 1rack 6

in the frame

British, informal
: in the position of being considered for something

out of the frame

British, informal
: no longer in the position of being considered for something
see also time frame
2 frame /ˈfreɪm/ verb
frames; framed; framing
2 frame
/ˈfreɪm/
verb
frames; framed; framing
Learner's definition of FRAME
[+ object]
: to put (something) inside an open structure that holds it : to put (something) in a frame
: to be around the edge of (something) usually used as (be) framed
: to produce (something written or spoken)
: to express (a question, answer, etc.) in words
: to make (an innocent person) appear to be guilty of a crime see also frame-up

— framer

noun, plural framers [count]
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